Month: December 2010

Beneficiaries’ Rights

Beneficiaries’ Rights Under Wills and Trusts A. Definition of a Beneficiary According to the Restatement (Third) of Trusts (“Restatement 3d”), trust beneficiaries are generally defined as persons that are intended to have enforceable rights in trust property and the successors to those persons. Restatement 3d § 48 adds that “[a] person is a beneficiary of …

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Contest Of Will: California Probate Code – Section 8250-8254

Contest Of Will: California Probate Code – Section 8250-8254, Article 3. 8250. (a) When a will is contested under Section 8004, the contestant shall file with the court an objection to probate of the will. Thereafter, a summons shall be issued and served, with a copy of the objection, on the persons required by Section …

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